Session 6: Viruses and tumour diseases

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  • Chairs:
     M. Mancini, Padua (IT)
     G. Van Der Pluijm, Leiden (NL)
Introduction to virus-induced carcinogenesis
 S. Smola, Homburg (DE)
HPV: Role for penile cancer tumour biology and therapy
 R.S. Djajadiningrat, Amsterdam (NL)
Virus based tumour therapy
 J. Rommelaere, Heidelberg (DE)
Short presentations 4
O18 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection in penile squamous cell carcinomas (SCC): correlation with histopathology and prognosis
 S. Hölters, Homburg (DE)
O19 Tumour escape in the microenvironment of penile carcinoma
 S.R. Ottenhof, Amsterdam (NL)
O20 P53-dependent miR-205 promotor activation by Metformin (MF) in prostate cancer cells – impact on epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT)
 C. Kalogirou, Würzburg (DE)
O21 The bi-directional interaction of AR and IL6 signalling in the response to enzalutamide in prostate cancer cells
 F. Handle, Innsbruck (AT)